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Vanderbilt University’s Inaugural Alzheimer’s Disease Research Day

Posted by on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 in archives.

Dr. Renã Robinson, Christina King, and Kaitlyn Stepler participated in the 1st Annual Vanderbilt Alzheimer’s Disease Research Day sponsored by the Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer’s Center, Vanderbilt Interdisciplinary Training Program in Alzheimer’s Disease, and Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Neurology.

Dr. Robinson gave a talk on “Proteomics of Heart and Brain in Alzheimer’s Disease” and Kaitlyn and Christina both presented posters, titled “Discovery-based Proteomics to Understand Disparities in Alzheimer’s Disease” and “Proteomics Analysis of Brain and Peripheral Organs to Study Alzheimer’s Disease in APP/PS-1 Mice and Humans, respectively.

Dr. Roxana Carare, professor of neuroanatomy at the University of Southampton, delivered the keynote address on “Failure in the Clearance of Proteins from the Brain: New Therapeutic Targets for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases”.